Myanmar hears first New Year address
- Published: 1 Jan 2013 at 16.50
- Online news:
YANGON: Myanmar President Thein Sein on Tuesday called for "mutual trust" between the ruling regime and the people in his first New Year address since taking power and ushering in sweeping reforms.
He pledged a new drive to communicate more directly with the nation in a radio speech he said aimed to ``bridge the gap'' between the authorities and the public.
"The most important ingredient for the success of Myanmar's democratic transition is the mutual trust between the government and the people," he said.
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